To do something truly new, you must throw out the old, traditional approach.

the innovation recruitment game

After 20 years in the innovation recruitment game we’ve learned a lot about what makes a company skyrocket, and why some companies fall flat. And we took a page from our own playbook: to build teams that will be truly able to innovate and do something new, you have to throw out the old, traditional approach to hiring.

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Ageism Begins at 40

How soon do you want to be successful? How long do you think it’ll take?

Compare and Despair

Sometimes, we find ourselves stuck in situations where although we know something is wrong deep down, we decide not to say anything out of fear. Not only is this unfair to you: it can be dangerous.

The Adventure Continues!

What a year it’s been!

Who are you overlooking this holiday season?

With the holidays just around the corner, we often find ourselves in moments of reflection about the people in our lives  who we care about. You’ve made it another full year with these special...

Living for work vs. working to live

We recently received an email from a man detailing his experiences at his job of 27 years and counting. It was his first job out of college: the job that paid for his wedding, for the college...

Are you assessing opportunity the right way?

I recently received an email from a gentleman telling me about his current job situation. He said, “I knew 3 months in that this job was wrong for me – and now it’s 5 years later. I’m still trying...

Sherry Turkle: The Dangers of Social Media TED Talk

We were recently listening to Sherry Turkle’s TED talk about the dangers of social media/social networking. Turkle spoke often that we are becoming increasingly “connected, but alone”. The...

Architecture and the Lost Art of Drawing

In Last week’s Sunday Review the New York Times published an opinion piece by design polymath Michael Graves, making public a discussion that has been ongoing in design circles for some years...

Remembering Bill Moggridge

With all the incredible people we've met in the design world, especially in our own community in New York City, there were very few that matched the intellect, drive, and downright pleasantness...

DesignBoost’s “Design Beyond Design” Event at Cooper Hewitt: Part Two

Our second day at Designboost was comprised of lectures by leaders pushing the boundaries of the design world. Of all of the lectures I was able to attend, I enjoyed the playful energy Philip...

Dr. Woody Blog- Career Resolution

I just came across Dr. Woody's blog giving some great advice on "New Year, New Attitude: 10 Career Resolutions YOU Need to Make in 2011". He offers us some excellent suggestions on new proactive ways...

Productive Procrastination

I think I've perfected Productive Procrastination, or am certainly crafting my methodology for it. Everyone's pushing to learn and grow and we all have our own Achilles heels, those tasks that we...